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PCG: Elements of Coast Guard Station (CGS) San Juan De Buenavista have rescued two (2) stranded fishermen at the vicinity of Talisay Pt., Brgy Alegria, Semirara Island, Caluya Antique last Wednesday, November 05.

The incident was reported to the Coast Guard by Mrs Josephine Rona who stated that her husband Lito and son Jepoy failed to return home at usual time after their fishing venture.

Immediately, CGS San Jose De Buenavista conducted search and rescue operations for the subject fishermen. While underway, the team spotted a motorbanca with two fishermen onboard tied to a fish aggregating device or payaw.

Their motorbanca was towed by the rescue team and they arrived safely at Dapdap Pier.

Investigation conducted to the rescued fishermen and revealed that around 8 AM of November 05, while conducting fishing venture, their motor banca encountered engine trouble. 

For their safety, they decided to secure their motor banca to the fish aggregating device locally known as payaw while waiting for rescue.